In message <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Garrett Wollman writes:
: <<On Thu, 14 Sep 2000 13:46:44 -0600, Warner Losh <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> said:
: > Hmmm, they look good to me.  Maybe Mark's system doesn't have group
: > operator at gid 5.  That's one bad thing about the new DEVFS: it
: > appears to enshrine things like this in the kernel...
: It would only take a small amount of Makefile magic to fix
: this... something like:
: PASSWD?=      /etc/passwd
: GROUP?=               /etc/group
: uidgid.h:     ${PASSWD} ${GROUP}
:       perl -ne 'split(/:/); print ("#define\tUID_", uc($_[0]), "\t", \
:                                    $_[2], "\n");' ${PASSWD} >${.TARGET}
:       perl -ne 'split(/:/); print ("#define\tGID_", uc($_[0]), "\t", \
:                                    $_[2], "\n");' ${GROUP} >>${.TARGET}
: ...add this to <> and include "uidgid.h" as necessary in
: source files.

Hmmm, I like it...  But it does suffer from one problem that we
already have enough of in our tree.  The build on one system, install
on another problem.  It would be better than the current situtation.


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